Master and Margarita- A great novel by Mikhail Bulgakov

Master and Margarita- A great novel by Mikhail Bulgakov
        The Master and Margarita (Russian: Ма́стер и Маргари́та) is a novel by Mikhail Bulgakov, woven around the premise of a visit by the Devil to the fervently atheistic Soviet Union. Many critics[1]consider the book to be one of the greatest novels of the 20th century, and one of the foremost Sovietsatires, directed against a suffocatingly bureaucratic social order. Mikhail Bulgakov ...

“The Lost Symbol” by Dan Brown (PDF) 1

The Lost Symbol is a novel written by Dan Brown and published by Doubleday. It is the sequel to his 2003 novel, The Da Vinci Code. The novel again features the fictional, mystery-solving Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon. It is set in Washington D.C., and the story takes place over a 12-hour period. The Langdon character ...

The Signal-Man (Short Story by Charles Dickens)

THE SIGNAL- MAN by: Charles Dickens (1812-1870) The following story is reprinted from All the Year Round, Dec. 1866 (Christmas edition). “HALLOA! Below there!” When he heard a voice thus calling to him, he was standing at the door of his box, with a flag in his hand, furled round its short pole. One would ...

“Morella” Short Story

MORELLA by: Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) The following story is reprinted from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Volume 3). Edgar Allan Poe. New York: P.F. Collier & Son, 1903. Itself, by itself, solely, one everlasting, and single. PLATO: SYMPOS. WITH a feeling of deep yet most singular affection I regarded my friend Morella. Thrown by ...

“A Happy Ending” short story 1

“A HAPPY ENDING” (short story) by: Anton Chekhov The following story is reprinted from The Horse Stealers and Other Stories. Trans. Constance Garnett. New York: Macmillan, 1921. LYUBOV GRIGORYEVNA, a substantial, buxom lady of forty who undertook matchmaking and many other matters of which it is usual to speak only in whispers, had come to ...

“A DEAD BODY” short story

A DEAD BODY by: Anton Chekhov The following story is reprinted from The Horse Stealers and Other Stories. Trans. Constance Garnett. New York: Macmillan, 1921. A STILL August night. A mist is rising slowly from the fields and casting an opaque veil over everything within eyesight. Lighted up by the moon, the mist gives the ...